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Mamamouchi

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A mock honour. Better be a country gentleman in England than a foreign Mamamouchi. The honour is conferred on M. Jourdain. (Molière: Bourgeois Gentilhomme.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Malmsey Wine
Malt
Malt … Meal
Maltese Cross
Malthusian (A)
Malthusian Doctrine
Malum
Malum in Se (Latin)
Malum Prohibitum (Latin)
Malvolio
Mamamouchi
Mambrino’s Helmet
Mamelon
Mamelukes
Mamma, Mother
Mammet
Mammon
Mammon of Unrighteousness (The)
Mammon’s Cave
Mammoth Cave (The)
Man (Isle of)